Tag Archives: American paper industry

Port Townsend Paper, Washington, USA, awards order for Dryer Fabric Cleaners to ProJet

ProJet received an order for 3 Power Cleaners (dryer fabric cleaners) from Port Townsend Paper, Pt. Townsend, Washington state, USA for their Paper Machine # 1. The order was received in May 2022 and the value of the order will not be disclosed. The Cleaners will be installed on the 1st Unirun and 2nd Dryer […]

Essity acquires advanced wound care company in US

Hygiene and health company Essity has acquired the company Hydrofera. The company offers technology and products within advanced wound care. The purchase price amounts to USD 116m (approximately SEK 1.1bn) with a potential additional earnout amount of USD 15m (approximately SEK 137m) on a cash and debt free basis. The acquisition supports Essity’s strategic priority […]

US will impose anti-dumping tariffs on thermal paper imports

The USA will impose anti-dumping tariffs on thermal paper imports from Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Spain, Euwid reports. The anti-dumping tariffs amount to 2.90 per cent for Papierfabrik August Koehler SE and also for other suppliers from Germany, to 140.25 per cent for Nippon Paper Industries Co, Ltd./Nippon Paper Papylia Co, Ltd, […]

Total printing-writing paper shipments increased five percent in July in the US

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its July 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased five percent in July compared to July 2020. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased nine percent in July compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels remained […]

Andritz to supply tissue machine to ST Paper in Minnesota, USA

Andritz has received an order from ST Paper to supply a new tissue machine for its recently acquired site in Duluth, Minnesota, USA. Start-up is planned for the end of 2022. The ANDRITZ tissue machine of the type PrimeLineTM W 2000 has a design speed of 2,000 m/min and a working width of 5.65 m […]

Beaver Paper installs largest robotic arm in the US

Beaver Paper Group, a leading manufacturer of sublimation media and cut and sew papers is pleased to announce the addition of one of the largest, state-of-the-art Robotic Arm and Precision Perforator to their newly remodeled production division.   The Dalmec Robotic Arm Manipulator will allow the operators to pick up and move large-scale paper rolls […]

Total US packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments up 5% in May 2021

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its May 2021 Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Monthly report. Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in May increased five percent compared to May 2020. They were up two percent when compared to the same five months of 2020. – The operating rate was 87.6 percent, […]

The Navigator Company increases paper prices in North America

The Navigator Company announced today that will increase the price of all Navigator North America rolls by about 8-10%. This measure includes Navigator Premium Inkjet and Soporset Premium Opaque Offset Printing Papers (Text & Cover & Digital), Navigator Copier, and Express Offset and Bond rolls. The company also increases the price of all cut size, […]